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Our team of attorneys delivers successful results to clients in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia, in the full range of family law matters, including separation and divorce, child support and custody, guardianships, adoptions and surrogacies, premarital agreements and international family law matters. We are premier family law practitioners in trial and appellate courts throughout the region, regularly recognized by publications including Washingtonian Magazine, Bethesda Magazine, Super Lawyers, and Worth Magazine.

We are attentive, responsive and available to our clients. We recognize the intimate nature of family law matters, and we are committed to preserving our client’s confidentiality and privacy.

Each case has its own specific and unique needs. We work to craft the best approach for each individual client. Circumstances of individual cases often intersect with other laws, regulations, policies and procedures, which can affect how a matter must be managed to assure the best possible outcome.

Our attorneys identify the areas where family law and other laws overlap, and draw upon the experience of nearly 100 Shulman Rogers colleagues who are recognized for their experience in matters involving business ownershipcriminal lawERISAexecutive compensationimmigration lawintellectual property rightsinternational lawreal estatetax considerations and laws, and trusts and estates.

Our attorneys are routinely recognized and awarded for their legal excellence. Some of their honors include:

Hadrian Hatfield

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Super Lawyers Maryland and Washington DC
  • Washington D.C.’s “Best Lawyers, A Comprehensive Guide to the Area’s Top Attorneys”, featured in The Washington Post Magazine
  • Washingtonian Magazine’s “Washington’s Top Lawyers”
  • The Best Lawyers in America®

Heather Mehigan

  • Super Lawyers Maryland and Washington DC

Geoff Platnick

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Super Lawyers Maryland Rising Star
  • Top Divorce Attorney, Bethesda Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America®

Scott Strickler

  • Super Lawyers Maryland and Washington DC
  • Washington D.C.’s “Best Lawyers, A Comprehensive Guide to the Area’s Top Attorneys”, featured in The Washington Post Magazine
  • Washingtonian Magazine’s “Washington’s Top Lawyers”
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Top Divorce Attorney, Bethesda Magazine